x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Water Security For All | After terror attacks, Himachal stops bus service, seals border with J&K | Important to draw lessons from war: CDS | Another gunfight in Doda; 2 soldiers injured | Operation is in progress: DIG Shridhar Patil | Security forces fire at suspects in Rajouri | Skills, not degree will shape destiny of our industries: LG Sinha | Post-Covid, world came to know India has roadmap for peace, happiness: Bhagwat | Infiltration bid foiled in Kupwara, 2 terrorists killed | Former Gen Secy of JKHCBA arrested | KU announces summer break from July 25 | Another batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath Shrine | Awareness campaign cum rally organised against drug abuse, illicit trafficking | One month Skill Development Training for Youth organized in Reasi | SC attains full strength as 2 Judges take oath; top Court gets first Judge from Manipur | Tree plantation program organized with Northern Railway Promoted Officers Association | Misri travels to Bhutan on Friday in first trip abroad as foreign secretary | Puri Jagannath Temple's Ratna Bhandar reopened for shifting of treasure | Sensex breaches 81,000 mark, Nifty scales 24,800 peak on IT, FMCG gains | Stand with BJP for development, prosperity; Kavinder rallies support for party | DGP other senior officers interact with probationary IPS officers at PHQ | SSP Jammu holds meeting with retired police personnel at DPL | Puja Khedkar's mother in police custody till July 20; attempt to murder charge added to FIR | Indian crew member of oil tanker that capsized off Oman coast dies: Officials | Growth momentum quickens in Q2, food inflation a concern: RBI Bulletin | Restrictive statutory provisions in law do not prevent courts from granting bail to accused: SC | LG releases Dr Suheel Rasool Mir's 'Cultural Encyclopedia of Dard Tribe 2nd edition of 'The North Kashmir Gazette' | 4 Chinese pistols, 50 Pak-manufactured bullets recovered in Punjab | Missing youth found dead in Awantipora, investigation takenup: Police | Scientists discover new plant species in Arunachal Pradesh | Chairperson FADA calls on Transport Commissioner | Bhartiya Kala Sangam, Jammu holds felicitation, Dogri Music program | Birth anniversary of Jagadguru Bhagawaan Gopinathji celebrated with fervor | All-party meet in Jammu on July 20 | Directorate of SGWF attends CSR workshop organized by HCL foundation in Dehradun | Police, workers clash during Congress protest in city against terrorism | LIC ties up with IDFC First Bank Ltd for bancassurance | Reasi police tightens noose on bovine smugglers | SIPSians visit IIT Jammu | GDC organises plantation drive in collaboration with SBI | Awareness Programme on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao held | DPS organized day's workshop with theme of AI Teachers | Even with restrictive rules, swimsuit wars heat up in Olympic year | GGM Science College organized Voter Awareness Camp | Quintal becomes 1st Indian rider to compete at World Superbike Championships | Bawa, Anahat to spearhead India's challenge in World Junior squash team events | I am going all-out to win gold in Paris: PV Sindhu | From exhaustion to exuberance: swimmer Srihari Nataraj eyes semifinals in Paris Olympics | Back Issues  
 
news details
Cong set epitome of women empowerment : Namrta
3/16/2024 10:27:51 PM
Early Times Report
JAMMU, Mar 16: Speaking on the announcements made by the Congress in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections regarding the better economic and social conditions of women, who represent half the population of the entire country, senior woman leader of the party and General Secretary State Congress Namrata Sharma claimed that in this country If any party can actually provide justice to women, it is only Congress. Talking to journalists, Namrata Sharma said that the five justices talked about by the party's inspiration and former president Rahul Gandhi, keeping in mind the economic and social upliftment of the women of the country, are not only accepted by the women of this country with open arms but being a representative of half of the population, women will play a very pivotal in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. It may be noted that on behalf of the party, Rahul Gandhi had made five promises regarding women's justice, the first and most important of which is to provide financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh per year to those women who are not financially strong under Mahilya Nayay. Apart from this, he promised fifty percent women participation in government jobs, doubling the allowance of Anganwadi, Asha workers and mid-day meal workers, and appointing a Nodal Officer and Women's Counsel in every district to provide legal information to women, she added. Namarta also appreciated and considered the need of an hour to establish hostels in every district of the country on the name of Savitri Bayi Phule.
Reacting to all these promises of women's justice, Namrata Sharma said that on one hand BJP is leaving no stone unturned to divide this country in the name of religion and sect, while on the other hand Congress is making every possible effort so that the students, farmers and women of this country can get justice.
She commended Rahul Gandhi's visionary leadership and emphasized the party's dedication to advancing women's causes. She reiterated the party's commitment to empowering women, underscoring the influential role of Smt. Sonia Gandhi, a steadfast advocate for women's rights in Parliament.
She pointed out that over the past decade under the Narendra Modi government, women have not seen improvements in their lives, facing challenges such as inflation, unemployment, and safety concerns. She commended Congress President Mr. Mallikarjun Kharge for unveiling the five pledges of the 'Nari Nyay Guarantee,' which include the Mahalaxmi scheme (providing Rs one lakh to impoverished women), Aadhi Aabadi Pura Hakk (ensuring 50 percent reservation for women in government jobs), Shakti Ka Sammaan (doubling the government's contribution to the monthly income of Anganwadi, ASHA, and midday meal workers), Adhikar Maitri (appointing a nodal officer in every district), and Savitribai Phule hostel (establishing at least one hostel for working women at district headquarters).
Pointing to the recent statement of the Prime Minister, he said that on one hand, he counts farmers, poor, women and students in this country in the name of caste, while on the other hand, his government has not done anything for these people in the last ten years. Citing issues like unemployment, exploitation of women, poverty, starvation and malnutrition, he said that whatever guarantees Congress has given till date in every state, it has been fulfilled in the first six months. She assured that in the same respect once again her party had promised its Nayay to the women, farmers and students of the entire country and once the Congress will frame the government in the centre all those promises will be kept up.
Namrta stated that "Our guarantees are not like the hollow promises made by the Modi government, which result in unfulfilled pledges. We will deposit Rs one lakh annually directly into the bank accounts of impoverished women, without the need for any surveys." She further highlighted the increased burden on the women in India with high inflation and rising prices of daily household items such as LPG, milk, vegetables under BJP rule since 2014. The BJP has failed to deliver on all its promises and has increased the burden on women in the country.
Welcoming all these five promises, he said that the women of Jammu and Kashmir are not only happily accepting these promises but are also understanding very well which political group is actually serious about their rights. Citing Asha workers, Anganwadi workers and mid-day meal workers, he said that for decades the women deployed on these posts were trying to increase their daily allowance but the present government did not take care of them. And if in the coming time, Congress is established at the Center of this country, then it will directly benefit not only the women of this country but also the farmers, students and people living below the poverty line on the streets of this country.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU